Wilkes Graham, CFO of RCG Ventures has over 18 years of experience in commercial real estate. Mr. Graham joined RCG Ventures in January of 2018 and his role as CFO includes managing the financial risks of the corporation, financial planning, record-keeping, as well as financial reporting to lenders, financial partners, and the Principals.
Prior to joining RCG Ventures, Mr. Graham was CFO at Wheeler REIT (NASDAQ: WHLR). While at Wheeler, he oversaw corporate finance, accounting, investor relations and capital and financing strategies. During his two years there, the company raised over $100 million of capital and acquired nearly $300 million of real estate, all while doubling earnings per share.
Prior to joining Wheeler, Mr. Graham spent 16 years in the real estate financial services industry, his experience includes:
– Compass Point Research & Trading, LLC: a boutique investment bank in Washington, DC focused on the financial services sector, where he served as Director of Research and as a Senior Sell-Side Equity Research Analyst
– FBR Capital Markets & Co.: a full-service investment bank in Arlington, VA that offers equity and fixed income research services to institutional investors, where he served as Vice President and a Senior Sell-Side Analyst focused on the real estate sector
– Raymond James & Associates: a leading diversified financial services company in St. Petersburg, FL, where he served as a Research Associate covering REITs
B.S. Business Administration University of North Carolina
M.B.A. Business University of North Carolina